Matrix A30 Ascent Trainer with XER Console – Review

by on November 16th, 2016

The Conclusion

The Matrix A30 Ascent Trainer includes power incline and multiple integrated convenience features. The Matrix XER console includes a clear display and an intuitive home screen that offers easy access to entertainment.

I love the features that the A30 provides to the exerciser. To some exercising could be tedious, but it hard to be bored while working out on the A30. The A30 has programs divided into sections including training, goals, target heart rate resistance, and Sprint 8. My favorite program that the A30 offers is the Sprint 8. It is a science-based cardio workout program has been proven to boost energy, reduce body fat, promote lean muscle mass and improve cholesterol in just eight weeks. Exercisers will be able to track their workouts through the ViaFit app. One can also keep track of their calories via my fitness pal.

The other features added in the A30 are entertainment based. The virtual active Virtual Active is a first-person, forward-motion video experience designed to enhance one’s cardio workout by experiencing journeys through stunning worldwide destinations from the inside of one’s home. One will also be able to watch their favorite movies and television shows via Hulu and Netflix.

While on the A30, I experienced a great workout. With most elliptical, since one’s feet need to stay on foot pedals, they can feel like they have less control over their movements, and it’s less natural for someone who’s used to running. This elliptical is designed with Perfect Stride motion eliminates surges and dead spots so you move more smoothly, burn more calories and get better results.

Overall, I believe the A30 is an excellent piece of fitness equipment. I enjoyed myself exercising on it. It is not like most cardiovascular machines on the market. The console is large, clear and easy to use. Exercisers are able to change workout while working out, while other machines causes one to stop their original workout in order to start a new one. The A30 is the way of the future. Smart technology is in everything from phone to televisions, so why not incorporate them into fitness equipment. These features cause one to be completely immersed into the machine, which results in a better workout experience. I would highly recommend this product to all exercisers.

Matrix Fitness A30 Ascent Trainer with XER Console

Matrix Fitness A30 Ascent Trainer Rated & Reviewed

Sports Art C521r Recumbent Bike

by on October 27th, 2016

SportsArt Fitness’ highly refined line of commercial and club cycles offer multiple features to accommodate an array of commercial facilities.

KEY FEATURES

  • Breathable, reclining mesh seat back with lumbar pouch for hot/cold packs
  • Quick and easy seat adjustment
  • Step-through design allows for safe and easy on/off access
  • Self-generating design requires no outside power to operate
  • Telemetry heart rate
  • Entertainment bracket compatible

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Use Profile: No Fees Facility
  • Frame: Lifetime
  • Parts: 5 Years
  • Labor: 1 Year

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SportsArt XT50 XTrainer

by on October 26th, 2016

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SportsArt Fitness XTrainers allow for independent upper and lower body resistance, providing a more effective workout. The low-impact step-through design makes it easy for anyone to use a XTrainer! The XTrainer is a total body workout machine that combines independent lower and upper body resistance, which has been proven to provide better training results than any other cardio product.

KEY FEATURES

  • Independent upper and lower body resistance
  • Step-through design and low-impact action
  • Multi-position handles
  • Comfortable padded seat with bolstered lumbar support
  • Adjustable upper-body resistance
  • Adjustable pedal straps
  • Easy-to-read blue backlit display which provides workout feedback and multiple program options.

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Use Profile: No Facility Fees
  • Frame: Lifetime
  • Parts: 3 Years
  • Labor: 1 Year

SportsArt T655S-15 Treadmill with 15 inch Touchscreen LCD Console

by on October 25th, 2016

SportsArt T655S-15 Treadmill with 15 inch Touchscreen LCD Console offers a self-lubricating belt system, heavy duty frame with a sturdy running platform, an Energy Smart™ idle feature and a wide range of display and workout programs.

KEY FEATURES

  • SafeStart™ motor controller offers exceptionally low 0.1 mph starting speed with a max speed of 15 mph
  • MyFlex Plus™ deck cushioning provides 30% more shock absorption and carries a lifetime warranty
  • Contact heart rate standard & wireless Polar® HR receiver built in
  • Large 22″ x 62″ belt
  • 12 Console Feedbacks
  • 27 Workout Programs
  • Speed: .1-15 mph
  • Incline: -3% to 15%
  • Max. User Weight: 500 lbs.
  • Product Weight: 362 lbs.

Commercial Warranty

  • Frame & Drive Motor: Lifetime
  • Parts: 5 Years
  • Wear Items: 2 Years
  • Labor: 1 Year
  • High Wearable Items: 90 Days, No labor

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Legend Cable Crossover Plus

by on October 24th, 2016

This piece features a fully adjustable cable crossover along with a seated row station and a lat pulldown station. Throw in a chin up bar and five people can train at the same time. Two weight stacks of 150 pounds are supplied for the cable crossover with 2:1 pulley reduction. The seated row and lat pulldown each have 200-pound stacks. All weight stacks can be upgraded an additional 50 or 100 pounds.

KEY FEATURES

  • Adjustable cable crossover with seated row and lat pulldown.
  • Floating chin up bar.
  • Five users can train at once.
  • Dimensions: 119 x 146 x 93
  • Shipping Weight: 1783 lbs
  • 2:1 Pulleys Reduce Effort By Half

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

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Spirit Fitness XT385 Treadmill

by on October 23rd, 2016

The Spirit XT385 Treadmill is designed to keep you motivated mile after mile. Our large 20″ x 58″ running surface and 3.25hp motor give you all the room and power for a comfortable workout. The top speed of 12mph and 15% elevation are sure to keep you challenged.

KEY FEATURES

  • Multiple Heart Rate programs for more efficient workouts
  • A bright blue backlit LCD console offers a multitude of feedback data
  • Quick Speed and Incline keys make workouts more efficient
  • Wireless heart rate (telemetric chest strap included) makes monitoring ideal for running or walking
  • Remote Speed and Incline controls make adjustments more convenient
  • A muscle activation figure that shows which areas are being targeted
  • An audio jack and speakers for personal entertainment

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame, Motor, & Deck: Lifetime
  • Parts: 10 years
  • Labor: 1 Year


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Legend SelectEDGE Functional Trainer

by on October 22nd, 2016

The Legend SelectEDGE Functional Trainer is the ultimate in versatility from the premium SelectEDGE line, this functional trainer features the style and functionality that modern fitness facilities demand.

KEY FEATURES

  • Chrome-plated, 2-inch square, chrome adjustment columns with laser-cut numbering.
  • Multiple pull-up options, including rock climbing grips.
  • Back panel features attachment storage and large instructional placard.
  • Glass-reinforced PowerMax pulleys prolong cable life.
  • Aviation-grade cables.
  • Two 250-lb weight stacks are standard.
  • Stylish architecture compliments contemporary fitness environments.
  • Attachments include molded grip web handles, short bar, long bar, curl bar, tricep rope, and an ankle cuff.

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

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Spirit Fitness XE295 Elliptical

by on October 21st, 2016

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The Spirit XE295 was designed with proper ergonomics and biomechanics, a smooth, quiet stride, important workout data feedback, and challenging programs to help you adhere to a regular exercise routine and achieve your long term fitness goals.

KEY FEATURES

  • A bright blue backlit LCD offers a multitude of feedback data
  • Heart rate graph that makes it easier to maintain your heart rate zone
  • Wireless heart rate (telemetric chest strap included)
  • Multi-grip swing arm handles for personalized comfort
  • Remote Resistance controls make adjustments more convenient
  • A muscle activation figure that shows which areas are being targeted
  • An audio jack and speakers for personal entertainment
  • Storage area for organization

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame & Brake: Lifetime
  • Parts: 10 years
  • Labor: 1 Year


Legend Unilateral Angle Leg Press

by on October 20th, 2016

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Like the idea of leg presses but wish there was more leg independence in the movement? Check out the new 3308 Unilateral Angle Leg Press. Great for balancing the strength in your legs, rehabilitating one leg at a time, or for doing the running man during your workout.

KEY FEATURES

  • Footplates can be used independently or together.
  • Closed linear bearings glide on 1¼-inch solid steel rods.
  • Resistance/assistance band hooks.
  • Safety stops adjustable to six positions in 2-inch increments.
  • Extra long weight pegs can hold up to 13 plates.
  • Chrome plated Olympic plate storage.
  • Adjustable seat angle.
  • Dimensions: 101.5 x 48 x 69
  • Shipping Weight: 901 lbs.

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

Spirit Fitness XT285 Treadmill

by on October 19th, 2016

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The Spirit XT285 Treadmill comes equipped with a comfortable belt and cushioning system, convenient storage and adjustments, generous features and programs, and eye catching aesthetics. All of these things are important in building quality treadmills that will retain their value for years.

KEY FEATURES

  • Deck thickness & length appeals to both walkers & runners
  • A bright blue backlit LCD console offers a multitude of feedback data
  • Quick Speed and Incline keys make workouts more efficient
  • Wireless heart rate (telemetric chest strap included)
  • Remote Speed and Incline controls
  • An audio jack and speakers for personal entertainment

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame, Motor, & Deck: Lifetime
  • Parts: 10 years
  • Labor: 1 Year


Legend Smith Machine

by on October 18th, 2016

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Start with a counterbalanced Olympic Bar that puts the starting weight at 25 pounds. Marvel at linear bearings that keep things running smoothly.

KEY FEATURES

  • 25-lb counter-balanced Olympic bar.
  • 5° path of motion.
  • Shielded linear bearings glide on chrome-plated, case-hardened, solid steel rods.
  • Chrome-plated, Olympic peg plate storage.
  • Aviation-grade cables.
  • PowerMax glass-reinforced pulleys prolong cable life.
  • Dimensions: 53 x 84 x 92.5
  • Shipping Weight: 720 lbs.

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

Spirit Fitness XBR95 Recumbent Bike

by on October 17th, 2016

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Indoor exercise bikes have been around for decades. Their appeal and effectiveness have stood the test of time. The Spirit XBR95 was designed to assure optimum comfort to help you achieve your fitness goals.

KEY FEATURES

  • A bright blue backlit LCD offers a multitude of feedback data
  • Remote Resistance controls make adjustments more convenient
  • Convenient squeeze-grip handles adjust fore/aft seat & reclining backrest positions
  • Muscle activation figure shows which areas are being targeted
  • A heart rate bar graph that makes it easier to maintain your heart rate zone
  • Wireless heart rate (telemetric chest strap included)
  • Back rest adjustment that reclines for individual comfort
  • An audio jack and speakers for personal entertainment
  • Multiple storage areas for organization

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame & Brake: Lifetime
  • Parts: 10 years
  • Labor: 1 Year


Legend Pro Series Pro Cage – 8 ft

by on October 16th, 2016

This imposing piece of equipment towers over the weight room. It is, quite simply, the strongest and most versatile cage on the market. Period. Designed and made in Knoxville, Tennessee to shoulder the load for the most discerning athletes the world over, the Legend Pro Series Power Cage is world class.

KEY FEATURES

  • 11 gauge 3×3-inch tubing and 7 gauge, chrome-plated racking with laser-cut numbering.
  • This entire rack only has 20 bolts across 6 joints, reducing the possible points of weakness and maintenance.
  • Oversized, dual peg, fully welded bar catches with carry handle, number window and extremely durable yet replaceable polymer contact surfaces.
  • The safety arms were overbuilt for when something slips, featuring not only a 3×2-inch cross section and ABS wearguards.
  • 12 chrome-plated, frame-welded, numbered, Olympic-size plate storage pegs that are slightly angled for safety.
  • Dimensions: 58 x 68 x 104

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

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Spirit Fitness XT685 Treadmill

by on October 15th, 2016

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The Spirit XT685 Treadmill is our non-folding treadmill.The extra large 22″ x 60″ workout surface and 3.5hp motor make this a great running treadmill.

KEY FEATURES

  • Console: 9″ Blue Backlit LCD,
  • Console Feedback: 12 Readouts
  • Programs: 12
  • Heart Rate: Contact & Telemetric, Heart Rate Strap Included
  • Speed: 0.5 – 12 mph
  • Incline: 0 – 15%
  • Belt: 22″ x 60″,
  • Dimensions: 80″ x 34″ x 56″

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame, Motor, & Deck: Lifetime
  • Parts: 10 years
  • Labor: 1 Year


Legend SelectEDGE Ab Crunch

by on October 14th, 2016

You haven’t seen an abdominal machine like the Legend SelectEDGE Ab Crunch before. Our design team came up with something a little unique here. The roller coaster-style shoulder pads are only anchored by the cable, so the movement is non-linear, offering more freedom of motion to recruit more of the core for each rep.

KEY FEATURES

  • Non-linear movement for more freedom of motion.
  • Shoulder pads fly up with a flick of the wrist to assist getting in/out.
  • Foot pegs promote user stability.
  • PowerMax pulleys prolong cable life.
  • Mechanically assisted seat adjustment.
  • 150-pound weight stack in 10-pound increments with five-pound adder plate.
  • Dimensions: 70 x 46.25 x 69
  • Shipping Weight: 530 lbs

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

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Legend 4-Stack Jungle

by on October 13th, 2016

When versatility is a necessity and floor space is at a premium, the Legend Fitness Four Stack Jungle is the finest example of American-made weight training equipment. Features include a frame developed using 3D CAD software to use as few bolts as possible. This entire piece only has 16 frame bolts, resulting in a structure with high rigidity, low liability and almost nonexistent maintenance.

KEY FEATURES

  • Legend’s most space efficient jungle setup.
  • Four combo selectorized stations grouped around centrally located weight stacks.
  • Back panel features attachment storage and large instructional placard.
  • All weight stacks can be upgraded by 50 or 100 lbs.
  • Aviation-grade cabling.
  • Glass-reinforced nylon pulleys prolong cable life.
  • Dimensions: 146.5 x 115 x 91.5
  • Shipping Weight: 2281 lbs
  • 2:1 Pulleys Reduce Effort By Half

COMMERCIAL WARRANTY

  • Structural Welds and Frames: Lifetime
  • Bronze Bushings, Pillow Block Bearings and Pulley Wheels: 5 Years
  • Cables, Weight Plates, Guide Rods, Sealed Roller Bearings: 1 Year
  • Upholstery and Grips: 90 Days

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Horizon Comfort R Recumbent Bike

by on October 12th, 2016

The Horizon Comfort R Recumbent Bike is the exercise bike that anyone can ride. The fully adjustable saddle and ergonomic grips mean that you’ll get a smooth and comfortable workout fitted to your needs and your body with the Horizon Comfort R.

KEY FEATURES

  • Step-through recumbent frame
  • 15.4 lbs Flywheel
  • Console-mounted and seat-mounted handlebar options
  • Self-balancing pedals with adjustable straps
  • Horizontally Adjustable, Extra-large comfort seat with lumbar support
  • ECB magnetic brake Resistance System with 16 Levels
  • 14cm / 5.5 Non-backlit LCD with 10 Programs
  • Feedback includes Time, distance, calories, speed, RPM, resistance level heart rate, watts, Cardio Compass Display, workout profile.
  • Contact grips and wireless receiver(chest strap not included)
  • Energy Saver Mode, Built-in Speakers, Tablet Rack, Bottle Holder
  • 110 – 120 Volt circuit
  • Dimension – 65″ x 26″ x 53″, Weight – 99 lbs
  • Max User Weight – 350 lbs

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame Lifetime
  • Parts 1 Year
  • Labor 1 Year


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Horizon Evolve 3 Elliptical

by on October 11th, 2016

Your workout should work with your life. That’s the idea behind the Horizon Evolve 3 Elliptical. Simple assembly, one-step folding, a compact footprint and the most comfortable feel make this elliptical one of the best moves you can make to improve your fitness.

KEY FEATURES

  • SixStar Frame – Optimal handlebar spacing, Straight body posture, Ideal pedal placement, Natural foot path, Low step-on height, Smooth Momentum
  • Featherweight Folding Technology.
  • 20 inch Stride Lengh.
  • 18 lbs Flywheel
  • 20 Electronically Adjustable Resistance Levels
  • Feedback includes Time, Distance, Calories, Speed, Heart Rate, Program Level, Watts.
  • 5.5″ Yellow-Green LCD Display with 32 Programs
  • Contact Grips Heart Rate
  • ViaFit Connectivity, Passport Ready, Energy Saver Mode, Built-in speakers, Bottle Holder, Tablet Rack
  • Dimension – 69” x 28” x 69”, 41″ x 28″ x 69″(Folded), Weight – 175 lbs
  • Max User Weight – 300 lbs

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame Lifetime
  • Parts 3 Years
  • Labor 1 Year



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Horizon Adventure 3 Treadmill

by on October 10th, 2016

Get started in no time with the Horizon Adventure 3 Treadmill that is easy to assemble, easy to use and easy to store. The Horizon Adventure 3 Treadmill features the exceptionally quiet Johnson Digital Drive Motor, and the perfect amount of flex and support with the exclusive three-zone cushioning system. Due to popularity there may be extended shipping time required for this unit.

KEY FEATURES

  • FeatherLight Folding Frame
  • 20″ x 55″ Running Area
  • 3-Zone Variable Response Cushioning
  • 0 – 12% Incline Range
  • 0.5 – 12 mph Speed Range
  • 2.5 Continuous-Duty Horsepower Motor
  • 5.75″ Extra-wide Yellow-Green LCD Console with 30 programs
  • Feedback includes Time, Distance, Incline, Speed, Calories, Heart Rate, Laps.
  • Contact Grips Heart Rate
  • Passport Ready, Energy Saver Mode, Built-in Speakers, Tablet Rack, Bottle Holder
  • Dimension – 71″ x 34″ x 54″, 45″ x 34″ x 61″ (folded), Weight – 177 lbs
  • Max User Weight – 300 lbs

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame Lifetime
  • Parts 3 Years
  • Labor 1 Year


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Horizon Comfort U Upright Bike

by on October 9th, 2016

Get on easily with the Horizon Comfort U Upright Bike’s step-through upright frame and quickly find a perfect riding position with the fully adjustable seat. Your wrists will stay comfortable thanks to our thoroughly tested grips that correctly position your hands to reduce strain on your wrists.

KEY FEATURES

  • Upright frame
  • 15.4 lbs Flywheel
  • Ergonomic cycling grip handlebars
  • Self-balancing pedals with adjustable straps
  • Vertically and horizontally adjustable Seat with Gel comfort
  • ECB magnetic brake Resistance System with 16 Levels Electronic
  • 14cm / 5.5 Non-backlit LCDD with 10 Programs
  • Feedback includes Time, distance, calories, speed, RPM, resistance level heart rate, watts, Cardio Compass Display, workout profile.
  • Thumb pulse and wireless receiver(chest strap not included)
  • Energy Saver Mode, Built-in Speakers, Tablet Rack, Bottle Holder
  • 110 – 120 Volt circuit
  • Dimension – 47″ x 22″ x 53″, Weight – 68 lbs
  • Max User Weight – 300 lbs

RESIDENTIAL WARRANTY

  • Frame Lifetime
  • Parts 1 Year
  • Labor 1 Year


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